Trends Spotted at PLMA's World of Private Label Trade Show

More than 31.000 industry professionals gathered to connect, source and grow at PLMA’s 2024 World of Private Label International Trade Show in Amsterdam, 28-29 May. Join the PLMALive.eu news team for direct-from-the-show-floor reports, including: Judith Kolenburg discovering new trends and innovation displayed in the Idea Supermarket; Edgar Elzerman walking the trade show floor in search of unique foods and beverages; and Pascal Kuipers browsing some of the best novelties in the nonfood aisles. Click here to download video.

Improving Supply Chain Sustainability

FMCG retailers and brands that map and collect data on their supply chain can use these insights to create change in environmental and social conditions, says Leontien Hasselman-Plugge, CEO of ImpactBuying Group. Hasselman-Plugge discusses how ImpactBuying helps retailers and manufacturers understand their supply chains, identify risks and make a positive impact on buying. CLICK HERE FOR FULL INTERVIEW. Click here to download video.

A Preview of the Salute to Excellence Awards

New and improved plant-based products are some of the trends that stand out among the entries for the 2024 International PLMA Salute to Excellence Awards. Judith Kolenburg reports on these and other products evaluated by judges. In the wine category, indigenous grape varieties like Albariño and Verdelho are prominent among the submissions. This demonstrates that retailers are catering to younger, more adventurous generations. This year’s winners will be announced and displayed at PLMA’s World of Private Label International Trade Show, 28 and 29 May. Also, Pascal Kuipers discusses rising cocoa prices. He outlines what’s new in sustainable options, including the launch of cocoa-free chocolate at Rewe, WinWin and Nukoko. Click here to download video.